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  • Where can I get a python package to draw such figures? I googled and found PyX, I guess it outputs PostScript. I guess I can get a PostScript to BMP converter or something. Is there any other ...
    Andy CAndy C
    Aug 1, 2003 at 7:57 am
    Aug 4, 2003 at 5:15 pm
  • Hello, As some of you might know, I am new to Python. I was finally successful in using MySQLdb for Python to query the datbase and get a few results from the query. The results will be displayed as ...
    Aug 1, 2003 at 10:00 pm
    Aug 3, 2003 at 6:45 pm
  • I'm new to both programing and python and having a bit of a problem finding an answer online. I've got a script that will be running on a Windows Machine and will need to access remote servers not in ...
    Aug 28, 2003 at 3:38 am
    Sep 1, 2003 at 3:28 pm
  • is the code below meant to produce rubbish?, i had expected an exception. f=file('readme.txt','w') f.write(' ') f.read() ( PythonWin 2.3 (#46, Jul 29 2003, 18:54:32) [MSC v.1200 32 bit (Intel)] on ...
    Simon placeSimon place
    Aug 26, 2003 at 3:43 pm
    Aug 30, 2003 at 12:27 pm
  • Hello, for a cross-platform project, I am looking for a Python DB. It should be lightweight, but provide transactions an of course reliable. Is there such a thing out there? I have read about Gadfly, ...
    Patrick UseldingerPatrick Useldinger
    Aug 25, 2003 at 9:08 pm
    Aug 28, 2003 at 3:24 pm
  • Would it be possible for the python mailing list to filter out the "virus-warning" emails rather than posting them to the newsgroup? -- Grant Edwards grante Yow! Eisenhower!! Your at mimeograph ...
    Grant EdwardsGrant Edwards
    Aug 27, 2003 at 5:05 pm
    Aug 28, 2003 at 1:11 pm
  • Hello, i'm wondering if there is any tricky way for doing following thing: A - list of distinct integers (e.x. A = [1,3,7,11,14,15]) very fast function determinig position of number x in list A or -1 ...
    Przemo DrochomireckiPrzemo Drochomirecki
    Aug 25, 2003 at 10:29 pm
    Aug 26, 2003 at 2:43 am
  • Recipient of the infected attachment: MAIL, Erste Speichergruppe\Postfachspeicher IG, Gabel Jaqueline/Gel?schte Objekte Subject of the message: Your details One or more attachments were deleted ...
    Aug 21, 2003 at 8:25 pm
    Aug 25, 2003 at 10:30 am
  • Is there a limit to the # of lines that can be in a Python program? cheers -Ragu
    Aug 21, 2003 at 1:13 pm
    Aug 22, 2003 at 12:56 pm
  • With the inclusion of the new 'logging' module in Python 2.3, I'm wondering whether there are plans to update the rest of the Standard Library to use this module wherever there is logging to be done. ...
    Matthew BarnesMatthew Barnes
    Aug 19, 2003 at 6:17 am
    Aug 20, 2003 at 8:57 am
  • I'm about to start a new project which will be mostly written in Python. The first task is to parse some formula-like expressions into an internal data structure so they can be evaluated. This parser ...
    Aug 8, 2003 at 10:06 pm
    Aug 20, 2003 at 3:10 am
  • def foo(): pass foo is a function foo is a callable object foo has method __call__ defined foo.__call__ is a function foo.__call__ is a callable object foo.__call__ has method __call__ defined ...
    Patrick LioiPatrick Lioi
    Aug 15, 2003 at 7:58 pm
    Aug 19, 2003 at 6:41 pm
  • If I have a dual-processor hyperthreaded machine (so with four CPU contexts), will a python program distribute threads over all four logical processors? I ask because I'm fairly sure that this *does* ...
    Thomas WomackThomas Womack
    Aug 18, 2003 at 6:19 am
    Aug 19, 2003 at 3:57 pm
  • Python 2.2.2 (#2, Nov 24 2002, 11:41:06) [GCC 3.2 20020903 (Red Hat Linux 8.0 3.2-7)] on linux2 Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. ... def __init__(self,a,b): ... ...
    Simon BurtonSimon Burton
    Aug 18, 2003 at 7:37 am
    Aug 18, 2003 at 10:16 pm
  • How is re.split supposed to work? This wasn't at all what I expected: [rmunn at localhost ~]$ python Python 2.2.2 (#1, Jan 12 2003, 12:07:20) [GCC 3.2] on linux2 Type "help", "copyright", "credits" ...
    Robin MunnRobin Munn
    Aug 14, 2003 at 8:33 pm
    Aug 18, 2003 at 4:40 pm
  • Hi all, I was creating a Tkinter widget in the style of the reversed tabs below Excel worksheets and I stepped in a serious problem: the code I made makes python crash with a seg fault, bus error or ...
    Eric BrunelEric Brunel
    Aug 14, 2003 at 9:10 am
    Aug 18, 2003 at 10:13 am
  • Does python 2.2 has a drop down feature like VB does so that you can list of methods and variables associate with that particular class? If it does, how do I turn it on? Thx.
    Emmanuel Jean-LouisEmmanuel Jean-Louis
    Aug 12, 2003 at 12:54 pm
    Aug 13, 2003 at 12:34 pm
  • hello, does anyone know of a full python + wxWindows email client ? google didn't help me... thanks,
    Aug 7, 2003 at 6:11 am
    Aug 13, 2003 at 7:29 am
  • Hi, I'm embedding Python as script language of a application. I need to create objects in Python an keep them alive as they are GUI objects. How can I increment the reference count of the objects in ...
    Pablo YaboPablo Yabo
    Aug 11, 2003 at 6:24 pm
    Aug 11, 2003 at 11:29 pm
  • Greetings, I am having a problem using back references in my regex and I am having a difficult time figuring out what I am doing wrong. My regex works fine with out the back refs but when I try to ...
    Aug 8, 2003 at 10:12 pm
    Aug 11, 2003 at 4:42 pm
  • Gmpy module was a wrapper of the GNU MP library. It seems that no evolution is done on this module since 2001. Indeed, Gmpy is not supported in Python 2.2 nor 2.3. My question is the following: what ...
    Jean-Pierre AndreauxJean-Pierre Andreaux
    Aug 7, 2003 at 2:30 pm
    Aug 8, 2003 at 1:11 pm
  • Hi, On python2.1.3, python2.2.1 and python2.2.3 round(22.47,2) gives 22.469999999999999 . Does anyone know if this is a bug or some weird, yet unexpected, behaviour? P.S. I haven't tested python2.3, ...
    Eric van Riet PaapEric van Riet Paap
    Aug 6, 2003 at 11:12 am
    Aug 8, 2003 at 4:06 am
  • I am very surprised that modern classes (inherited from object) in Python 2.3 show their ancestry, eg: [<type 'type' , <type 'int' , <type 'basestring' , <type 'list' , <type 'NoneType' , <type ...
    Roman SuziRoman Suzi
    Aug 1, 2003 at 4:19 am
    Aug 5, 2003 at 12:48 pm
  • i have a batch file that contains these two lines: -- args.bat echo %1 echo %2 when i run args.bat from the command line it works correctly... notice that abc has quotes in the first example and not ...
    Aug 3, 2003 at 3:56 pm
    Aug 4, 2003 at 8:28 am
  • To see if you're on Windows, 'win32' To see if the win32 extensions are installed try: import win32com # or another module in the extension except ImportError: print "Not installed" else: print ...
    Andrew DalkeAndrew Dalke
    Aug 1, 2003 at 8:59 am
    Aug 2, 2003 at 9:20 am
  • I've been snooping around the web for open source kids filtering software. Something that runs as an http proxy on my home firewall and blocks certain pages based on content. It occured to me that ...
    Gregory (Grisha) TrubetskoyGregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy
    Aug 28, 2003 at 8:26 pm
    Sep 2, 2003 at 9:46 pm
  • Hi, For error processing I found convenient maintaining a dictionary where the keys are exception *classes* and the values are callables. Of course, for this to work, exception classes have to be ...
    Gonçalo RodriguesGonçalo Rodrigues
    Aug 31, 2003 at 9:22 pm
    Sep 1, 2003 at 10:05 pm
  • Does Python have a function that is analogous to C's write() or fwrite()- that is , I want to write a file (of arbitrary data) that is 100K, or 1MB (or more) bytes long.. Both write() and fwrite() in ...
    Tony CTony C
    Aug 26, 2003 at 10:04 pm
    Aug 30, 2003 at 8:25 am
  • Hi, I'd like to know if is it possible to make python communicate with a webcam. Of course, I think it is possible... but I don't know if there is a specific module for this kind of work. Can anyone ...
    Aug 29, 2003 at 12:46 pm
    Aug 29, 2003 at 6:58 pm
  • The analogous thing works fine in interactive mode, but when I put it in a script, the function singlePass (below) causes a compile-time error. (Interpret-time error? What I mean is, the message ...
    Elaine JacksonElaine Jackson
    Aug 28, 2003 at 5:09 am
    Aug 29, 2003 at 5:21 pm
  • I have really no mayor gripes, and the few things I would change would break backward compatibility, but here is the list anyway: 1.) Eliminate the whole long stuff. E.g. built-in long () function, ...
    Aug 26, 2003 at 12:00 am
    Aug 27, 2003 at 7:49 pm
  • Hi I have a frame where you can select/add/delte etc a customer address. It is included in an wxApp to have a stand alone customer addressbook. Now i wrote a invoice application. I added a button to ...
    Mirko KoenigMirko Koenig
    Aug 21, 2003 at 10:17 pm
    Aug 27, 2003 at 4:46 pm
  • Yes, I've been playing with it. It's a good complement to Python in that it's statically typed with an efficient compiler. It has an interactive interpreter, but there are some cases where it feels ...
    Graham BreedGraham Breed
    Aug 23, 2003 at 10:19 am
    Aug 27, 2003 at 5:54 am
  • Hello, Is there an easy way to make script print text with differents colors to screen (shell)? I mean a script that can for example print lines in red if some error occurs in executing some ...
    Sami ViitanenSami Viitanen
    Aug 25, 2003 at 1:22 pm
    Aug 26, 2003 at 3:53 am
  • Our virus detector has just been triggered by a message you sent:- To: x.zhu at brad.ac.uk Subject: Thank you! Date: Tue Aug 19 15:27:57 2003 One or more of the attachments are on the list of ...
    Aug 19, 2003 at 2:27 pm
    Aug 24, 2003 at 2:53 am
  • Hi all I am writing a general accounting application. A user can log in to the application and stay there for a long time, maybe all day, moving around the menu system, selecting an item to perform a ...
    Frank MillmanFrank Millman
    Aug 18, 2003 at 2:08 pm
    Aug 21, 2003 at 7:30 am
  • I've been reading Magnus Lie Hetland's book, Practical Python. In one of the chapters he discusses how to use a Generator function to solve the Eight Queens puzzle. The following is part of his ...
    Aug 13, 2003 at 1:57 pm
    Aug 20, 2003 at 10:51 am
  • Hello, I was wondering if anyone knew of any efforts to get python working on the symbian platform? I've done a search and have turned up a couple of links to projects on the symbian site, but these ...
    Aug 18, 2003 at 1:54 pm
    Aug 19, 2003 at 10:30 am
  • Using Python 2.2 in Debian linuxI am trying to change to a different directory, execute a 'make all' command, and redirect the output of the subshell to a PyQt window... I should be able to execute ...
    Terry GrayTerry Gray
    Aug 17, 2003 at 6:01 am
    Aug 19, 2003 at 2:06 am
  • I've been using this to save one dictionary as an entry in another dictionary. I was working, but now it seems I've done something to break it. Here's the code in question: def formatsave(self, args ...
    Mark DaleyMark Daley
    Aug 15, 2003 at 8:40 pm
    Aug 18, 2003 at 3:53 pm
  • We've run into minidom's inabilty to handle large (20+MB) XML files, and need a replacement that can handle it. Unfortunately, we're pretty dependent on a DOM, so a pulldom or SAX replacement is ...
    Paul MillerPaul Miller
    Aug 13, 2003 at 4:09 pm
    Aug 16, 2003 at 12:43 am
  • Hi, A question about how to execute a system command from python program. e.g. in a python script, I need to run another program written in C++, and after that come back to the same python program. ...
    Catherine YangCatherine Yang
    Aug 14, 2003 at 5:21 am
    Aug 14, 2003 at 1:41 pm
  • Two quick newbie questions: 1) Does Python have passing-by-reference? 2) In ordinary parlance, "deep" implies "shallow" but not conversely. In the Python "copy" module (if I understand correctly), ...
    Elaine JacksonElaine Jackson
    Aug 13, 2003 at 6:06 am
    Aug 13, 2003 at 10:35 pm
  • I couldn't find one (may have missed it), so I entered one this morning, figuring a duplicate was better than a dropped issue. I can't give a link to the one I entered... source forge is too slow to ...
    Michael ChermsideMichael Chermside
    Aug 6, 2003 at 5:10 pm
    Aug 8, 2003 at 2:32 am
  • I'm trying to distribute a python program on SunOS 5.8 with python 2.2.1 and I think I'm having a shared library problem. I've tried running the 'frozen' program on two different machines and I get ...
    David DetlefsenDavid Detlefsen
    Aug 4, 2003 at 5:04 pm
    Aug 7, 2003 at 8:40 pm
  • Thanks to Richard and Alex, I'm doing this: seg_stru=" BHH" seg_data=self.fhand.read(struct.calcsize(seg_stru)) data=struct.unpack(seg_stru,seg_data) x=seg_data[1] y=seg_data[2] if debug: print ...
    Graham NichollsGraham Nicholls
    Aug 7, 2003 at 3:44 pm
    Aug 7, 2003 at 6:28 pm
  • Hello, I am wondering that if it is possible to add cron jobs via a web or shell interface? I can make Python act as a shell script and be called by a PHP script. But my main goal here is to be able ...
    Aug 4, 2003 at 6:23 pm
    Aug 7, 2003 at 9:54 am
  • this is a nice windows-based MIDI module with simple interface, it was previously available for <= 2.0 release (See thread on midi for win32). If anyone wants it please post a reply.
    Aug 5, 2003 at 9:27 pm
    Aug 6, 2003 at 3:29 pm
  • Hi all, I recently downloaded and installed Python 2.3 for Windows (on XP professional) and I don't seem to be able to run IDLE from my start menu? It seems something happens when I click on it (ie I ...
    M WellsM Wells
    Aug 5, 2003 at 4:54 pm
    Aug 6, 2003 at 3:20 am
  • pedro.werneck at bol.com.br (Pedro Werneck) wrote in message news:<ef72fb2b.0307312003.6717cc9e at posting.google.com ... "memoize" is a possible name for this. Notice that the metaclass is a bit of ...
    Michele SimionatoMichele Simionato
    Aug 1, 2003 at 4:15 pm
    Aug 3, 2003 at 6:30 pm
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